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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.37
BRC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. BRC: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BRC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.99 Max: 1330.52
Current: 0.37
0.2
1330.52
Equity to Asset 0.57
BRC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BRC: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BRC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.57
0.49
0.78
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.07
M-Score: -3.14
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -4.00
BRC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. BRC: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.13  Med: 11.43 Max: 15.37
Current: -4
-7.13
15.37
Net-margin (%) -5.67
BRC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. BRC: -5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.35  Med: 7.44 Max: 10.26
Current: -5.67
-13.35
10.26
ROE (%) -9.51
BRC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. BRC: -9.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -16.8  Med: 11.32 Max: 18.2
Current: -9.51
-16.8
18.2
ROA (%) -5.48
BRC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. BRC: -5.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.15  Med: 7.05 Max: 12.6
Current: -5.48
-10.15
12.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -14.82
BRC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.15 vs. BRC: -14.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -26.29  Med: 52.27 Max: 81.51
Current: -14.82
-26.29
81.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.80
BRC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BRC: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.4  Med: 5.55 Max: 21
Current: 5.8
-10.4
21
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -69.10
BRC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BRC: -69.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -69.1  Med: 4.60 Max: 52.8
Current: -69.1
-69.1
52.8
» BRC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

BRC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Richard Pzena 1,770,349 sh (New)
Jim Simons 41,300 sh (New)
Richard Snow 42,735 sh (+243.25%)
John Rogers 4,328,458 sh (+32.96%)
David Dreman 140,503 sh (+1.37%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 28,950 sh (-0.69%)
Chuck Royce 2,203,698 sh (-12.59%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,362 sh (-24.17%)
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Q4 2014

BRC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 93,700 sh (+126.88%)
Richard Snow 68,330 sh (+59.89%)
David Dreman 149,677 sh (+6.53%)
John Rogers 4,462,578 sh (+3.10%)
John Rogers 4,462,578 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,489,135 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,622,484 sh (-8.35%)
Chuck Royce 1,489,135 sh (-32.43%)
Jeff Auxier 18,950 sh (-34.54%)
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Q1 2015

BRC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Robert Olstein 155,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 117,900 sh (+25.83%)
David Dreman 163,362 sh (+9.14%)
John Rogers 4,751,462 sh (+6.47%)
Jeff Auxier Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,591,229 sh (-1.93%)
Richard Snow 66,950 sh (-2.02%)
Chuck Royce 1,445,835 sh (-2.91%)
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Q2 2015

BRC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 195,348 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 381,500 sh (+146.13%)
Jim Simons 225,900 sh (+91.60%)
Richard Snow 117,490 sh (+75.49%)
David Dreman 178,120 sh (+9.03%)
John Rogers 4,945,092 sh (+4.08%)
John Rogers 4,804,827 sh (+1.12%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 35,660 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 1,491,492 sh (-6.27%)
Chuck Royce 717,835 sh (-50.35%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 12.79
BRC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. BRC: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.71
BRC's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. BRC: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BRC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.77 Max: 3.78
Current: 1.71
0.88
3.78
P/S 0.92
BRC's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BRC: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BRC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.92
0.56
2.3
PFCF 33.06
BRC's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. BRC: 33.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BRC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.98  Med: 14.58 Max: 46.63
Current: 33.06
5.98
46.63
POCF 15.82
BRC's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.64 vs. BRC: 15.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BRC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.03  Med: 11.87 Max: 20.88
Current: 15.82
5.03
20.88
Shiller P/E 166.47
BRC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.48 vs. BRC: 166.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BRC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.47  Med: 23.92 Max: 344.5
Current: 166.47
8.47
344.5
Current Ratio 2.01
BRC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. BRC: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BRC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.43 Max: 4.49
Current: 2.01
1.42
4.49
Quick Ratio 1.46
BRC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BRC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BRC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.84
Current: 1.46
1.05
3.84
Days Inventory 67.66
BRC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 51.25 vs. BRC: 67.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BRC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 48.51  Med: 64.21 Max: 86.53
Current: 67.66
48.51
86.53
Days Sales Outstanding 49.34
BRC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.27 vs. BRC: 49.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BRC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 47.93  Med: 55.85 Max: 78.72
Current: 49.34
47.93
78.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.72
BRC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
68% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. BRC: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BRC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 2.28 Max: 4.32
Current: 3.72
1.18
4.32
Dividend Payout 0.42
BRC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
61% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BRC: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BRC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.39 Max: 4.17
Current: 0.42
0.21
4.17
Dividend growth (3y) 2.70
BRC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
71% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. BRC: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BRC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 7.00 Max: 28.7
Current: 2.7
2.7
28.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.70
BRC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. BRC: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BRC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.49  Med: 2.88 Max: 5.46
Current: 4.7
1.49
5.46
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
BRC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. BRC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BRC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1  Med: -1.00 Max: -4.6
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 11.37
BRC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. BRC: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BRC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.31  Med: 5.64 Max: 499.86
Current: 11.37
2.31
499.86
Price/Projected FCF 0.72
BRC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BRC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BRC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.72
0.5
1.73
Price/Median PS Value 0.67
BRC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BRC: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BRC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.67
0.57
1.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.61
BRC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BRC: -3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.66  Med: 7.30 Max: 16.1
Current: -3.61
-3.66
16.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.36
BRC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.21 vs. BRC: -2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BRC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -10.1  Med: 8.80 Max: 43.4
Current: -2.36
-10.1
43.4

Analyst Estimate

Jul15 Jul16
EPS($) 1.36 1.68
EPS without NRI($) 1.36 1.68

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services
Compare:ADP, G, ENV, CMPGY, SGSOY » details
Traded in other countries:BRV.Germany,
Brady Corp was incorporated under the laws of the state of Wisconsin in 1914. The Company is a manufacturer of identification solutions and specialty materials that identify and protect premises, products and people. The Company is organized and managed on a global basis within two business platforms: Identification Solutions and Workplace Safety, which are the reportable segments. The IDS segment consists of high-performance and innovative identification and healthcare products that are manufactured internally under the Brady brand, and are primarily sold through distribution to a broad range of MRO and OEM customers. Within the ID Solutions platform, the primary product categories include: Facility identification, which includes safety signs, pipe markers, labeling systems, spill control products, and lockout/tagout devices; Product identification, which includes materials and printing systems for product identification, brand protection labeling, work in process labeling, and finished product identification; Wire identification, which includes hand-held printers, wire markers, sleeves, and tags; People identification, which includes self-expiring name tags, badges, lanyards, and access control software; Patient identification, which includes wristbands and labels used in hospitals for tracking and safety of patients; Custom wristbands used in the leisure and entertainment industry such as theme parks, concerts and festivals. The WPS segment consists of workplace safety and compliance products, which include informational signs, tags, security, safety and traffic compliance related products, first aid supplies, material handling, asset identification, safety and facility identification, and workplace regulatory products. Products within the Workplace Safety platform are sold under a variety of brands including: safety and facility identification products offered under the Seton, Emedco, Signals, Personnel Concepts, Safety Signs Service and Pervaco brands; first aid supplies under the Accidental Health and Safety, Trafalgar, and Securimed brands; industrial, office equipment under the Runelandhs brand; and wire identification products marketed under the Carroll brand. Workplace Safety markets and sells products through multiple channels, including catalog, telemarketing and e-commerce. The business serves customers in industries which include manufacturers, government, education, construction, and utilities. The Company's businesses are subject to regulation by U.S. and non-U.S. governmental and self-regulatory entities at the federal, state and local levels.
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